Williams, R. (1983). Culture and society 1780-1950. New York: Columbia University Press.
摘要：Acknowledged as perhaps the masterpiece of materialist criticism in the English language, this omnibus ranges over British literary history from George Eliot to George Orwell to inquire about the complex ways economic reality shapes the imagination.
Part 1: A Nineteenth-Century Tradition
i. Edmund Burke and William Cobbett
ii. Robert Southey and Robert Owen
2. The Romantic Artist
3. Mill on Bentham and Coleridge
4. Thomas Carlyle
5. The Industrial Novels: Mary Barton and North and South, Mrs. Gaskell; Hard Times, Dickens; Sybil, Disraeli; Alton Locke, Kingsley; Felix Holt, George Eliot